Alton Webteam: November 2017
My first task this month is to thank everyone, boys and parents, for the turn out and behaviour on Remembrance Sunday. I can get a bit isolated from everything by being at the front with the band, but I understand that everybody was well behaved and marched smartly. The band was also very good seeing as this was the first time for many of them at such a big occasion.
We have had our cycle ride that was postponed by storm Brian, I returned 4 very muddy boys back home after a few hours of riding in the local woods!
In the week between this being written and you seeing it, we will have taken part in the Battalion table tennis competition and our senior boys will have been for a McDonalds with the minister. Results to follow!
The next events are nearly all Christmas based...surprise!
While you are browsing the stalls at the Christmas fair on the 25th, why not send your little ones out to the hall where we shall provide an array of games to occupy them.
Join us on the evening of the 20th December for some carol singing in the streets. It really is a case of the more the merrier, or at least louder! Start at 7pm and finish back at the church with a hot drink.
Our Christmas stamps will be available shortly, and a posting box will be in the foyer for local (Alton) delivery.
Then our older boys will spend the break on a winter venture, hill walking in Wales.
Our first meeting of the New Year will be the 5th of January, so if you know of any boys looking to start the New Year in a new way...you know where to send them!
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